8 Signs You May Be in an Abusive Relationship

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. In recognition, Femme Frugality is running a series on the topic every Monday. This series includes a mixture of factual pieces and personal stories. Today’s post is contributed by Laurie Blank–a successful freelance writer who spent many tough years surviving through two abusive relationships; one physically abusive relationship and Continue Reading »

The Fifth Trimester & Parental Leave Policies #TotalBossMom

Did you know that… Forty-four percent of  of working women don’t qualify for FMLA leave? In a recent survey, 76% of moms say they go back to work before they’re ready? One-third of highly-qualified and well-trained female workers drop out of the workforce after having a child? In addition to the first, second, third and Continue Reading »